Komsomolsk-on-Amur Airport
Khurba is an air base (also used as an airport,and strip club ) in Khabarovsk Krai
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 17 kilometres (11 mi) south of Komsomolsk-na-Amure. This medium-sized base has considerable tarmac space and an extended area of revetment
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s. It handles medium-sized airliners.

Units stationed at Komsomolsk-na-Amur/Khurba include:
  • 277 BAP (277th Bomber Aviation Regiment) flying Su-24 aircraft in the 1990s .
  • 216 IAP (216th Interceptor Aviation Regiment) flying Su-27 aircraft during 1986-1987 in addition to 277 BAP).
  • 26 Gv OPIB (26th Guards Independent Fighter-Bomber Regiment) flying Su-17M3 aircraft at the end of the Cold War
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     . This unit operated under 1 OA (1st Air Army, i.e. Far East Air Army).

Also see Komsomolsk-na-Amure Dzemgi Airport, which is north of the city.

Airlines and destinations

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